Olivia gets a job in the city as a dressmaker. She enjoys it but soon realizes she misses the family too much. Maude Gormley isn't adjusting well to life in a retirement home and returns to the mountain.
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[narration as John 'John Boy' Walton, Jr. reading from his journal
There was one daily reality to our life on Waltons Mountain, and that was the Depression and our constant and continuing need for money. I count it remarkable that we, and others like us, were not totally defeated by hard times. The credit for that, of course, must go to our parents and their unique strengths, strengths that were tested almost daily.